Kennys Vargas

1B / Minnesota Twins / EXP: YRS / MINORS Height: Weight: lb Age: College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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    • Kennys Vargas: Heads overseas
      By RotoWire Staff

      Vargas agreed to a contract Tuesday with the Chiba Lotte Marines of the Japanese Pacific League, Seth Stohs of TwinsDaily.com reports. After being outrighted off the Twins' 40-man roster coming out of spring training, Vargas spent the entire 2018 campaign at Triple-A Rochester, delivering a .240/.326/.425 slash line across 644 plate appearances. With that production unlikely to earn Vargas much more than a minor-league deal this winter, the 28-year-old elected to take his talents overseas for the 2019 season. Contact issues have limited the impact of Vargas' considerable pop in the majors and high minors, but he could emerge as a top slugger in Japan while teeing off against lower-caliber pitching.

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    • Vargas was outrighted to Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. After bouncing back and forth between the Reds and Twins, Vargas will indeed open the season back at Rochester after passing through waivers untouched. He will serve as organizational depth. While the 27-year-old possesses some serious pop, he's failed to get things going in brief major-league stints over the previous four seasons, hitting a combined .252/.311/.437 with 35 homers in 236 games.

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    • Twins' Kennys Vargas: Claimed off waivers by Twins
      By RotoWire Staff

      Vargas was claimed off waivers by the Twins on Saturday, Dan Hayes of The Athletic reports. Vargas's merry-go-round continues with the first baseman heading back to the Twins. The first baseman was designated for assignment by the team last weekend and then scooped up by the Reds on Thursday. It seems unlikely that he will be able to find much playing time with Joe Mauer and Logan Morrison ahead of him on the depth chart, but expect Vargas to secure a reserve role off the bench as a pinch hitter for the club's Opening Day roster.

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    • Reds' Kennys Vargas: Heads to Cincinnati
      By RotoWire Staff

      Vargas was claimed off waivers by the Reds on Thursday. Vargas' power potential is undeniable, but his struggles in the majors ultimately forced the Twins to cast him off the 40-man roster earlier in the month. He'll now head to Cincinnati, where he'll likely be relegated to being a bench bat given the presence of star first baseman Joey Votto.

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    • Twins' Kennys Vargas: Launches two-run bomb in loss
      By RotoWire Staff

      Vargas went 2-for-2 with a double, a two-run home run and two walks during Sunday's loss to Kansas City. Vargas has been playing sparingly, and while Sunday's blast could earn him a few more at-bats moving forward, he's not in the lineup enough to move the needle in most fantasy settings. His .249/.311/.438 slash line shouldn't instill much confidence, either.

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      2017 MIN 78 241 33 61 11 41 20 77 0 .253
      TOTAL 236 783 104 197 35 116 65 251 0

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